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Conservative MP for Thornhill (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 61.40% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted No on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Two days ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Cy Tokmakjian's 15-year sentence 'outrageous,' Peter Kent says A Toronto-area MP says a local businessman sentenced in Cuba to 15 years in prison should be sent back to Canada. Peter Kent says Cy Tokmakjian could be expelled from the Caribbean country or transferred to a Canadian facility instead of serving out his ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Cy Tokmakjian's 15-year sentence 'outrageous,' Peter Kent says Cy Tokmakjian, who owns of the Ontario-based automotive company Tokmakjian Group, could be expelled from the Caribbean country or transferred to a Canadian facility instead of serving out his sentence there, Peter Kent said Sunday. "It's obvious an ...

Posted on Twitter Fidel hailed Tokmakjian as honourable biz partner; Raul oversees miscarriage of justice. Intl investors beware. http://t.co/pP13DLRMaz

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Delighted to participate in China's National Day celebrations at Markham City Hall w Consul General and Mayor

Posted on Twitter Great weather, good turnout, pounding backbeat at Korean Cultural Centre for annual 10k. Lotsa talk of new FTA http://t.co/CiYJwZew08

This week

Posted on Twitter Truly historic moment in evolution of Canada-EU relations: this FTA will create new prosperity both sides of the Atlantic.

Posted on Twitter Delighted to join Canadian + European colleagues in Toronto tonight..toasting the new Canada-European Free Trade Agreement

Posted on Twitter Despite overwhelming evidence of innocence, Cuban court convicts Thornhill's Cy Tokmakjian w 15 year sentence

Voted Yes on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

Voted Yes on Vote #233 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted No on Vote #232 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement an energy efficiency program to encourage owners ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Parks Canada Mr. Speaker, our Conservative government created the Rouge national urban park act, which will result in the first urban national park in our country. Last year, ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on HPV Vaccination Program Mr. Speaker, I rise today to thank colleagues on both sides of this House for the kind words and prayers during my recent medical bout with ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun (blog) PETER KENT'S CANCER: will it help with public funding of HPV vaccination in ... Conservative MP Peter Kent recently disclosed his battle against tongue and throat cancer, caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). The upside of Kent's experience is that it may help convince more parents to get their sons vaccinated against HPV. And it ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca 'I'm really lucky': Conservative MP Peter Kent opens up about stage 4 cancer and ... OTTAWA – Just before Christmas last year, Conservative MP Peter Kent discovered a lump in his throat. Doctors thought it was a minor cyst, but after an operation in February they made a much more ominous diagnosis: carcinoma in his lymph nodes.

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Peter Kent remembers Jim Flaherty ... Kent remembers Jim Flaherty. By Peter Kent Member of Parliament, Thornhill. Jim Flaherty and Peter Kent take part in a photo opportunity after making an announcement regarding ;. Jim Flaherty and Peter Kent take part in a photo opportunity after making an announcement regarding funding towards the Rouge National Urban Park in Scarborough, Ont., on Friday, May 25, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan ... was the Minister of the Environment between 2011 and 2013. He's currently the MP for Thornhill, Ont.

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Kitchener—Conestoga. I am delighted to speak today in support of economic action plan 2014. ...

Spoke in the House on Anti-Israel Boycott Campaign Mr. Speaker, Sodastream, an Israeli company that employs some 900 Palestinians, has become one of the targets of a dishonest boycott, divestment, and sanctions campaign that ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Pickering—Scarborough East. I am very pleased to have this opportunity to discuss the valuable ...

Spoke in the House on International Day of Commemoration of the Holocaust Mr. Speaker, I rise today to mark international Holocaust memorial day and to commemorate the victims of the Shoah. Last week I had the honour of ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2013 Act No. 2 Mr. Speaker, as I have listened to the debate in recent days, I have heard complaints from the opposition benches about repetition on our side of ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the first report of the Standing Committee on National Defence, entitled “NATO's Strategic Concept ...

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Kent seeks release of jailed Thornhill man All that the Cuban authorities have against him are “vague allegations and no formal charges,” said Thornhill MP Peter Kent, who visited Mr. Tokmakjian in Cuba's La Condesa prison, outside Havana, two weeks ago. Mr. Tokmakjian's company Tokmakjian ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill S-15, An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act and ... As usual, I'll begin with a brief statement and then would be pleased to answer any questions that members may have. As you know, there are ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Review of the Draft Federal Sustainable Development Strategy 2013-2016 Thank you, Chair. It's always a pleasure to visit. Let me start off by expressing my sincere appreciation for the opportunity to discuss the 2013-2016 draft ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2013-14: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 under ... Thank you, Mr. Chair and committee members. Good morning. Good morning, everyone. Mr. Chair, I will start by expressing my sincere appreciation to the committee for ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 425 to 432 (Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012) ... Thank you, Chair. Good afternoon, colleagues. As you have heard, with me today is my deputy minister, Bob Hamilton; the CEO of Parks Canada, Alan Latourelle; ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee of the Standing Committee on Finance on Bill C-38 committee on Bill C-38, Part 3 (Responsible Resource Development) Thank you. Good morning, honourable members. Mr. Chair, I am pleased to be here this morning as you commence your study of Bill C-38. I will ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2012-13: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good afternoon, Mr. Chair and members of the committee, for this abbreviated session, circumstances being what they are. With me today are ...